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Spark joy : an illustrated guide to the Japanese art of tidying / Marie Kondo ; [translated from the Japanese by Cathy Hirano].

By: Kondō, Marie [author.]Contributor(s): Hirano, Cathy [translator.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Vermilion, 2016Description: xii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 19 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785040481; 9781785041020Other title: Illustrated guide to the Japanese art of tidyingSubject(s): Housekeeping | Storage in the home | OrderlinessDDC classification: 648 Summary: "The secret to Marie Kondo's unique and simple KonMari tidying method is to focus on what you want to keep, not what you want to get rid of. Ask yourself if something 'sparks joy' and suddenly it becomes so much easier to understand if you really need it in your home and your life. When you surround yourself by things you love you will find that your whole life begins to change. Spark Joy is an in-depth, illustrated, room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your home. It covers every room in the house from bedrooms and kitchens to bathrooms and living rooms as well as a wide range of items in different categories, including clothes, photographs, paperwork, books, cutlery, shoes, handbags and wallets. Charming line drawings explain how to properly organise drawers, closets and cabinets. Illustrations also show Ms Kondo's unique folding method, clearly showing how to fold anything from shirts, trousers and jackets to skirts, socks and bras. Marie Kondo's first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, presents her unique tidying philosophy and introduces readers to the basics of her KonMari method. It has already transformed the homes and lives of millions of people around the world. Spark Joy is Marie Kondo's in-depth tidying masterclass, focusing on the detail of how to declutter and organise your home."--Wheelers.co.nz
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Spark Joy is the illustrated masterclass of tidying from Marie Kondo, following on from the worldwide phenomenon The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying


Marie Kondo will help you declutter your life with her new major Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

Spark Joy is an in-depth, line illustrated, room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your home. It covers every room in the house from bedrooms and kitchens to bathrooms and living rooms as well as a wide range of items in different categories, including clothes, photographs, paperwork, books, cutlery, cosmetics, shoes, bags, wallets and valuables. Charming line drawings explain how to properly organise drawers, wardrobes, cupboards and cabinets. The illustrations also show Ms Kondo's unique folding method, clearly showing how to fold anything from shirts, trousers and jackets to skirts, socks and bras.

The secret to Marie Kondo's unique and simple KonMari tidying method is to focus on what you want to keep, not what you want to get rid of. Ask yourself if something 'sparks joy' and suddenly it becomes so much easier to understand if you really need it in your home and your life. When you surround yourself with things you love you will find that your whole life begins to change.

Marie Kondo's first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying , presents her unique tidying philosophy and introduces readers to the basics of her KonMari method. It has already transformed the homes and lives of millions of people around the world. Spark Joy is Marie Kondo's in-depth tidying masterclass, focusing on the detail of how to declutter and organise your home.

Originally published in Japan in 2012 and 2015 with the titles "The life-changing magic of tidying up 2" and "The illustrated life-changing magic of tidying up" by Sunmark Publishing, Inc., Tokyo.

Reissued in paperback in 2017.

Includes index.

"The secret to Marie Kondo's unique and simple KonMari tidying method is to focus on what you want to keep, not what you want to get rid of. Ask yourself if something 'sparks joy' and suddenly it becomes so much easier to understand if you really need it in your home and your life. When you surround yourself by things you love you will find that your whole life begins to change. Spark Joy is an in-depth, illustrated, room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your home. It covers every room in the house from bedrooms and kitchens to bathrooms and living rooms as well as a wide range of items in different categories, including clothes, photographs, paperwork, books, cutlery, shoes, handbags and wallets. Charming line drawings explain how to properly organise drawers, closets and cabinets. Illustrations also show Ms Kondo's unique folding method, clearly showing how to fold anything from shirts, trousers and jackets to skirts, socks and bras. Marie Kondo's first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, presents her unique tidying philosophy and introduces readers to the basics of her KonMari method. It has already transformed the homes and lives of millions of people around the world. Spark Joy is Marie Kondo's in-depth tidying masterclass, focusing on the detail of how to declutter and organise your home."--Wheelers.co.nz

Translated from the Japanese.

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